April 29, 2019
Taylor Porter Partner Amy Groves Lowe was a guest speaker and presenter on "Voir Dire: Selling Themes and Deselecting Jurors," during a Louisiana State Bar Association CLE and also during the 2019 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival weekend. The CLE, themed "Playing their Song: Using Themes and Headlines to Persuade the Jury," was held Friday, April 26, at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. The program focused on the art of persuasion as respected and experienced trial lawyers shared their knowledge on the best tips and techniques for successful persuasion, exploring strategies for persuading juries, persuading judges through motions and oral arguments, and the persuasive use of experts.
Practicing law since 1997, Groves Lowe is a Partner at Taylor Porter, where she has a litigation practice in various areas of law, including insurance defense, labor and employment, education law, appellate practice, and church property law. She has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America (peer-voted) in two areas: Education Law, for her work representing universities and high schools in labor and employment issues and insurance defense, and Litigation – Insurance, for her work representing various insurers in areas including personal injury, contract disputes, constitutional claims, employment, and others.
In addition to her litigation experience, Groves Lowe has a Master of Arts in Psychology (LSU, 1994). She has combined her expertise in these two areas by being frequently utilized as a jury consultant, assisting other litigators in jury selection, pre-trial research, and statistical analysis and serving as a litigation consultant in expert and lay witness preparation. In addition, Groves Lowe has conducted numerous CLEs and seminars on the issue of jury selection and effective and ethical presentation to juries and has been published in the Baton Rouge Bar Association journal on jury selection.